In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- This earthquake was the seventh in a series of repeating earthquakes on this stretch of the fault.
- A lifetime of earthquakes and landslides and volcanos and floods have changed the landscape as we once knew it.
- Nine on the Richter scale indicates an earthquake of absolutely awesome destructive power.
- This displacement manifests itself through destructive earthquakes along the North Anatolian Fault.
- The small country of El Salvador suffered two devastating earthquakes in one month.
- This is one of the most destructive earthquakes of the twentieth century.
- British earthquakes concentrate along a similar north-south belt, with the strongest events in the west.
- The violent earthquake unleashed itself under the sea near northern Indonesia on December 26.
- It was the end of a week in which the number of earthquakes near the volcano grew significantly.
- Sunday's quake was both an aftershock of last year's tremor, and an earthquake in its own right.
- When it came to measuring these big earthquakes, the Richter scale fell short.
- Within days of the earthquake she had been flown out of the country and was back home with her parents.
- As the plates grind against one another, earthquakes are triggered along the fault.
- We have had small earthquakes that have shaken the earth before, though nothing of that magnitude.
- There are worries that there could be an aftershock earthquake, which could trigger another tsunami.
- Tsunamis are waves formed when huge masses of water are displaced by undersea volcanic eruptions or earthquakes.
- Every year, hundreds of minor earthquakes occur and some are felt in this the region.
- About twice a year people feel still smaller earthquakes that do not cause damage.
- They are subject to periodic earthquakes and volcanic activity that can destabilize them.
- The two earthquakes struck within days of each other, unleashing roughly the same devastating power.
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